Downtown Merchants Association
The DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION (DMA) is a group of brick & mortar business owners in the Gaylord, Michigan downtown-shopping district), that plans, organizes and executes shopping and community events for that district.
DMA MISSION: Support brick and mortar businesses in the DMA district. Increase customers and enhance the downtown experience through community and shopping events.
Song of the Morning Open House: A Weekend of Yoga, Meditation and Community!Name: Song of the Morning Open House: A Weekend of Yoga, Meditation and Community!Date: June 21, 2018 - June 24, 2018Website: http://songofthemorning.orgEvent Description:This casual open house weekend will feature fun and refreshing programming that encourages personal time for introspection and reflection, as well as opportunities to connect with a community like-minded seekers and learn more about Song of the Morning. Enjoy hatha yoga, meditation, nature hikes and new friends! We are also offering a "Stay Two Nights Get One Free" special for those who would like to arrive Thursday night and stay for the entire weekend! If you book accommodations for the Friday and Saturday night, you are invited to add a FREE bonus night to your stay, kicking off the weekend early by arriving Thursday for International Day of Yoga! We will kick off this open house weekend on Thursday, June 21 with our Annual International Day of Yoga celebration! On this day we warmly invite all who are interested in learning more about Song of the Morning to come visit us for a complimentary vegetarian dinner and “Meditation for Beginners” class. Following 5:30 PM dinner, a “Meditation for Beginners” class will be held designed for those who are new to meditation, or for those wanting to refresh their understanding of meditation practice. The evening will conclude with the uplifting practice of community kirtan (traditional devotional chanting originating in India) and a guided meditation. For those who come for the entire weekend, see the schedule below. Included in the schedule is our Clear Light Community's annual community day. They will be hosting a day-long program highlighting the BIG STEPS that have taken place in this spiritual community's development this past year. Attend to learn more about this intentional community and for an opportunity to meet and connect with new friends during an afternoon garden party. Our community invites you to come, experience and enjoy the benefits yoga lifestyle can bring. All programming is free. Donations toward any activity are gracious during the registration process or in our Giftshop. We hope to see you there!